Recorded last week, uploaded a week late (sorry!), and still about COVID-19. John and Shane record their last episode before hiatus. Edited by Ian Caruso.

April 30, 2020

Bells of the Forsaken

The return of bleach, a missing dictator, and a meat-pocalypse the likes of which we have not seen in our lifetimes. (Plus: We're looking for writers! Tune in to find out more.)

John and Shane are in the writers room this Earth Day, talking about--what else?--COVID-19. Protests, stimulus packages, and Animal Crossing. The most important things in life.

April 16, 2020

Unfit to Print

Even more COVID-19. There is nothing else. Only the 'Rona. Featuring comedian Nick Pearl, and guest writer Will Cerbone (

John and Shane are in the writer's room to talk about the stimulus budgets, possible treatments for COVID-19, and the President's abrupt about-face.

March 26, 2020

Science: A Look Back

COVID-19 is to blame for that most hideous of fates... a clip show. Nooo! Cheesy framing devices! Tenuous themes! Blooper reel! Oh, the humanity!

John and Shane are quarantined in the writers room, with nothing but Coronavirus news to read (except for the stuff about the Democratic primary... yay). Things are going a bit off the rails. Let's talk about it.

March 13, 2020

A Fistful of Plagues

The Brain is back! And this time, he's here to talk about all things Coronavirus: its effect on the market, its effect on oil prices, and its effect on the world. Plus, a very special EXCLUSIVE interview with COVID-19.

Shane and John are back in the writers room, preparing for the next episode of MDR classic, and chatting about COVID-19, Super Tuesday, and Elizabeth Warren's next move.

February 26, 2020

MDR Writers Room Episode 005

John and Shane take a nuanced look into the energy sector, and talk about things like hydraulic fracturing, renewable energy, carbon capture, transitional fuels, and more. They also touch on the South Carolina Democratic Primary debate, and the DOW's response to COVID-19, the CDC, and other acronyms.

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